Summer Insect Workshops for the Family

By Betsy Natter Summer is filled with sunshine, flowers, and lots of things that creep, crawl and buzz. What exactly are those things flying around and will they start “bugging” you? Gather some new information and enjoy some hands on exploration with this variety of workshops designed to teach you about some of these amazing [...]

Dinner on Main

This Sunday is a one-in-300 year chance to meet wonderful new neighbors and show your community support at a unique dinner held in the middle of Main Street to celebrate Trappe's 300th anniversary! Listen to the live music of the delightful folk band The Gooseberries while you enjoy an unforgettable meal featuring delicious farm-to-table seasonal fare. [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Incredible Insects”

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Incredible Insects” on Saturday, July 15, 2017 beginning at 1:00 pm. Join staff for a close-up look at our six-legged neighbors, the insects. Participants will use nets and bug magnifier boxes to examine our discoveries. All bugs will be released unharmed. Meet atTennis Courts (2298 [...]

Gear Up for Summer Biking on Montco’s Trails

By Betsy Natter If you’re looking to get yourself or the whole family outdoors for some great biking experiences this summer, Montgomery County’s vast trail system is an ideal locale for safe and scenic views for bike riders of all ability levels. Both seasoned riders and those just beginning to venture out on two wheels [...]

Four Trail Projects in Montco Awarded DVRPC Funding

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has awarded funding for four trail projects in Montgomery County through its Regional Trails Program. The program provides planning assistance and funding to trail developers, counties, municipalities, and nonprofit organizations for completion of the Circuit—a 750-mile network of multiuse trails in the Greater Philadelphia area. “These projects are [...]

Another Farm Permanently Preserved in Montgomery County

Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of permanently preserved farm properties. The Mashintonio #2 Farm was preserved on June 1, 2017. This 90-acre grain farm is located on Hoffmansville Road in New Hanover Township. This newest farm brings the total to 159 farms and 9,351 acres preserved under the Montgomery County [...]

Cruising in Montgomery and Berks Counties

Montgomery and Berks Counties have been central to the car industry for decades, employing residents of the cities and surrounding small towns. Pottstown first came to be known as the cruising capital of the East Coast in the 1950s and held on to the title for many years. In the 1960s, hundreds would line the [...]